Letters to the Editor| Volume 217, P178-179, October 2017

Port-site closure technique using a wound retractor after a transumbilical, single-incision laparoscopy for an adnexal mass: A retrospective wound review

  • Sang Wook Yi
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Gynecological Laparoendoscopy, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gangneung Asan Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, 38, Bangdong-gil, Sacheon-myeon, Gangneung-si, Gangwon-do, 25440, Republic of Korea
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      Because transumbilical, single-incision laparoscopy can conceal postoperative wound scars in the umbilicus, the cosmetic effect may be superior to conventional laparoscopy. Herein, we describe our port-closure technique following transumbilical, single-incision laparoscopy and detail postoperative wound outcomes.
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